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health care careers

by the WoundSource Career Center Editors

Whether you're seeking a new position in your current facility or switching industries entirely, making a career shift in the opportunity-rich field of health care can seem daunting. You've decided what the career path of your dreams is, but it's so different from what you do now, how will you find a new job in this area? It's all about positioning yourself.

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By Melanie Szlucha, contributing writer from Redinc, LLC

To the uninitiated, phone interviews might seem a little odd. You may be thinking, "What kind of impression can I possibly make just by talking to the HR Director or hiring manager over the phone? Don't they need to SEE me in order to conduct an interview?"

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job application portfolio

By Melanie Szlucha, contributing writer from Redinc, LLC

I look at resumes all the time, either from wound care professionals like you looking for help, or from the classes I teach. I also have over 15 years of experience in hiring people to work for me in various positions throughout my career. And there is one question that an employer asks about a job candidate that has held true then, and now.

As an employer, all I care about is this: What's on your resume that I need?

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job interview questions

By Melanie Szlucha, contributing writer from Redinc, LLC

If you're getting close to landing a job in the wound care field, but not sealing the deal in your interviews, you can learn a lot by figuring out what the facility you have applied to really wants.

Evaluating Your Interview Success

When evaluating how well the job interview went, don't think about it from YOUR perspective. Your perspective doesn't translate into a hill of beans relative to the hiring facility's perspective.

Here's what I mean.

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Job Interview

by Heather Koitzsch, RD

A change in your health care career may be driven by a number factors, such as a need for greater pay, new learning or advancement opportunities, or perhaps a change in location or area of care. The search for your next position can take many directions, but there is one step in the process that will occur no matter what direction your job search takes you: the interview.

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Employment Search

by Heather Koitzsch, RD

Are you considering a change in your current career path? You're not alone – according to a report by the Conference Board, the New York-based nonprofit research group, less than 50% of US workers are satisfied with their jobs.

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